Centre Leo Apostel Vrije Universiteit Brussel
CLEA investigates the possibilities of interdisciplinary research, concentrating on the search for integrating world views. In a rapidly changing and complex society, scientific, social, and cultural knowledge is fragmented. This fragmentation leads to a growing gap between the exact sciences and the humanities (the two cultures), and between the layman and the specialist in general. Even more it entails the alienation of humankind from his ...
Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Cosmopolis is a research centre within the Department of Geography of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is dedicated to research and teaching in geography, spatial planning and urban design. Committed to pursuing both academic and practice relevant research, Cosmopolis actively engages policy makers, governments, citizen networks and other urban partners to transform knowledge into action.
Law Science Technology and Society Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The interdisciplinary Research Group on Law Science Technology & Society (LSTS, created in 2003) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is devoted to analytical, theoretical and prospective research into the relationships between law, science, technology and society. LSTS's core expertise is legal, but we also have a strong track record in legal theory, philosophy of sciences and bio-ethics, and we engage in criminological (surveillance ...